The Riverside Church was full on January 25, 2008. The enormous sanctuary was filled with filmmakers, writers, artist, architects, organizers and fans-- all of whom turned out to pay their respect to the great spirit who had passed-- Saint Clair Bourne. Bourne was a prodigious filmmaker who completed 42 documentaries. At the time of his death, there were at least six on-going projects that he was working on. His documentaries chronicled the history of African Americans with biographies of John Henrik Clarke, Paul Robeson, Amiri Baraka, Spike Lee, Langston Hughes and many others. These documents will be the shown to high schools and colleges for decades to come. At Riverside, Amiri Baraka was the Master of Ceremonies, as many rose to speak of Bourne's wide influence and profound gifts of talent and dedication. As Thomas Allen Harris describes he was a mentor to generations of African American independent producers. Carol Maillard and Alexander Elisa sang a duet of Joe Hill. I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night, Alive as you or me Says I, "But Joe, you're ten years dead," "I never died," says he "I never died," says he. "In Salt Lake, Joe," says I to him, Him standing by my bed, "They framed you on a murder charge," Says Joe, "But I ain't dead," Says Joe, "But I ain't dead." "The copper bosses killed you, Joe, They shot you, Joe," says I. "Takes more than guns to kill a man," Says Joe, "I didn't die," Says Joe, "I didn't die." And standing there as big as life And smiling with his eyes Joe says, "What they forgot to kill Went on to organize, Went on to organize." "Joe Hill ain't dead," he says to me, "Joe Hill ain't never died. Wherever workers go on strike Joe Hill is at their side, Joe Hill is at their side." "From San Diego up to Maine, In every mine and mill, Where workers strike and organize," Says he, "You'll find Joe Hill," Says he, "You'll find Joe Hill." I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night, Alive as you or me Says I, "But Joe, you're ten years dead," "I never died," says he "I never died," says he. Kathleen Cleaver spoke about how Saint Clair introduced her to the world of film and film festivals. He helped her organize the Black Panther Film Festival in Harlem. Melvin Van Peeples said Saint Clair had a PHD in Loving.